Joan(redirected from Riehl-Sisca)
Also found in: Dictionary.
1. known as the Fair Maid of Kent. 1328--85, wife of Edward the Black Prince; mother of Richard II
2. Pope legendary female pope, first mentioned in the 13th century: said to have been elected while disguised as a man and to have died in childbirth
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
of Arc, St. (1412–1431) heroically followed call to save France. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 187]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.